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15 Annoying Things that VCs say or ask (and how to think about them)

19 May , 2019  

Today’s blog post is all about the annoying things that VCs commonly say or ask.  I did a call out on Twitter this week and these are the VCisms that the crowds have bubbled up as the most annoying things out of a VC’s mouth. Read more

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So You Think You’re Ready to Hire a Marketer? Read This First.

14 May , 2019  

After spending more than a decade as a marketer at companies like Google, Square and Cover, Arielle Jackson has assembled a collection of tested strategies and essential advice in her marketing toolkit. Read more

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These Tech Execs Faced #MeToo Allegations. They All Have New Jobs.

3 May , 2019  

Silicon Valley says it’s committed to improving diversity, but high-profile male executives accused of sexual misconduct are getting second chances. Some advocates are wondering why. Read more

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Andreessen Horowitz is changing up its fundraising strategy

3 May , 2019  

Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz is changing up its fundraising strategy, moving away from multi-stage, multi-sector flagship vehicles, Axios has learned from multiple sources. Read more

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Uber’s ticketing partner Masabi scores $20m funding

2 May , 2019  

The capital will accelerate Masabi’s global expansion of its award-winning mobility platform, Justride, and fast-track the company’s role in bringing digital transformation to transit agencies and operators of all sizes, enabling the foundations for integrated multi-modal journeys. Read more

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WeWork’s IPO Is On The Way As Company Submits Updated (Private) S-1 To The SEC

2 May , 2019  

In an announcement this afternoon, The We Company said that it has filed an “amended draft registration statement on Form S-1” with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company said that it first filed its private IPO document in December. Read more

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How to Deliver Constructive Feedback in Difficult Situations

30 Apr , 2019  

As a founder, my biggest regrets are not having difficult conversations sooner. Through a course in nonviolent communication, I learned the value of precise, empathetic communication in leadership. Read more

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The future of talent marketplaces – our investment in Pickr

24 Apr , 2019  

One of our recent investments was in Pickr, a talent marketplace for sourcing, contracting, managing and increasing the productivity of skilled workers, initially in telecoms and infrastructure, but with plans to expand into construction, logistics, and manufacturing. Read more

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Setting budgets: not sexy but crucial

12 Apr , 2019  

Setting budgets is a cornerstone process of every company, regardless of size. Read more

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The Secrets to Designing a Curiosity-Driven Career

11 Apr , 2019  

Zainab Ghadiyali’s path to tech has been anything but conventional. Read more